drizzle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “drizzle” in the English Dictionary

"drizzle" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈdrɪz.əl/

drizzle noun (RAIN)

[U] rain in very ​small, ​lightdrops: Tomorrow will be ​cloudy with ​outbreaks of ​rain and drizzle.

drizzle noun (LIQUID)

[S] a ​smallamount of ​liquid that is ​lightlypoured over something: Serve the ​pasta with a drizzle of ​oliveoil.


uk   us   /ˈdrɪz.əl/

drizzle verb (POUR)

[T] to ​pourliquidslowly over something, ​especially in a ​thinline or in ​smalldrops: Drizzle the ​syrup over the ​warmcake.

drizzle verb (RAIN)

[I] to ​rain in ​smalllightdrops: It's been drizzling all ​day.
(Definition of drizzle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drizzle" in American English

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drizzlenoun [U]

 us   /ˈdrɪz·əl/
a ​slightrain: We had ​fog and drizzle ​earlier, but now it’s ​sunny.
verb [I]  us   /ˈdrɪz·əl/
It’s been drizzling on and off all ​day.
(Definition of drizzle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drizzle”
in Korean 이슬비…
in Arabic رَذاذ…
in Malaysian hujan renyai-renyai…
in French bruiner…
in Russian мелкий дождь, изморось…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雨, 細雨,零星小雨,毛毛雨…
in Italian pioggerella…
in Turkish çiselemek, ince ince yağmak…
in Polish mżawka…
in Spanish lloviznar…
in Vietnamese mưa phùn…
in Portuguese garoa, chuvisco…
in Thai ตกปรอย ๆ…
in German nieseln…
in Catalan plugim…
in Japanese 霧雨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雨, 细雨,零星小雨,毛毛雨…
in Indonesian menitik-nitik…
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